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Sunday, August 27, 2006


by Robert M. Chute

Since answers breed questions
as the bubble of knowledge swells
the border between unknown
and known also expands. So
as long as reason reigns
its motto must be "We don't know."

When reason's safe in its cage
and certainty's curtain descends,
then there'll be peace. Progress ends.
The top finally teeters and falls.

Robert M. Chute’s new book from JustWrite Books, Reading Nature, poetry based on scientific articles, is available from Amazon or Barnes and Noble.